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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/16/2015.

Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot software tool for Windows with the following key features:
Quickly create screenshots of a selected region, window or fullscreen; you can even capture complete (scrolling) web pages from Internet Explorer.
Easily annotate, highlight or obfuscate parts of the screenshot.
Export the screenshot in various ways: save to file, send to printer, copy to clipboard, attach to e-mail, send Office programs or upload to photo sites like Flickr or Picasa, and others.
...and a lot more options simplyfying creation of and work with screenshots every day.

Being easy to understand and configurable, Greenshot is an efficient tool for project managers, software developers, technical writers, testers and anyone else creating screenshots.

To install Greenshot, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install greenshot --version

To upgrade Greenshot, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade greenshot --version


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Greenshot 30791 Wednesday, February 8, 2017 approved
Greenshot 8494 Sunday, January 1, 2017 approved
Greenshot 3070 Tuesday, December 20, 2016 approved
Greenshot 7786 Saturday, November 5, 2016 approved
Greenshot 21809 Friday, November 13, 2015 approved
Greenshot 6673 Monday, June 1, 2015 approved
Greenshot 2432 Tuesday, April 7, 2015 approved
Greenshot 2785 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 approved
Greenshot 2045 Monday, December 22, 2014 approved
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